Well, I got bored today, and I decided to take apart one of my old PS/2 keyboards. Got it down to just the contacts/rubber cover for the keys to make contact with the plastic sheets w/ contacts. So, I figured I'd try to make a normal keyboard out of it (without the plastic keys, anyway).
I still have to attach the controller card to the sheets/make sure it stays in touch with some contacts that are on the sheets. That shouldn't be too difficult. Now my real question... I was wondering if its possible to snip off the PS/2 end, and splice on a USB end? I've tried searching Google, but I couldn't really find anything. I looked at some wiring pinouts, and it doesn't seem like it wouldnt work (to me, anyway): Pinout - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Would it work, or am I just in a pipe dream. Was wondering because if it'd work, I'd just take it along with me in my laptop bag, as thing usb keyboard.
No I don't want to buy a thin usb keyboard, just wanted to see if it was possible to splice the 2 ends together.
Edit: Well, never mind. Just tried hooking it up to a computer with the PS/2 end, and it doesn't work lol. Oh well, xD.